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. there's also a very special float this year. one to honor the first responders to super storm sandy. of course, so many in the area affected by sandy. and we know that some of the survivors actually getting front row seats to be a part of the parade and watch all the action today, which is great. it can take their mind off what's been going on with the recovery still to come. a lot of people still have survivors and those lost in the storm on their minds this thanksgiving. a very different thanksgiving for so many in this area. but right now they are honoring the time-held tradition here of the macy's thanksgiving day parade. everybody having a good time. more than 3 million lining the streets. more than 50 million watching at home. so it's a great thanksgiving. happy thanksgiving to all of you. alex, back to you. >> jay gray, this thanks. appreciate that. >>> after you enjoy your family, you may be in need of a vacation getaway. valerie is here with the trends and the best deals, all the hot destinations this holiday season. so with a welcome to you, i'm always up for getting away
to thank our military heroes. paradegoers in new york aided victims of superstorm sandy collecting winter coats for those hit hardest by the storm. at arlington national cemetery president obama laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns and then met with families who lost loved ones in the iraq and afghanistan wars. >>> lawmakers have pointed questions about the fbi's investigation into general petraeus' extramarital affair. they want to know why they weren't told, and they want to know if national security was breached. peter king talked to candy crowley today. >> it seems that this has been going on for several months and now appears that the fbi did not realize until election day that general petraeus was involved. it just doesn't add up. >> petraeus resigned from the post as cia director friday and mitt head had an affair. and then sources said that the affair was with whiz biographer paula broadwell. more on that in a few moments. >>> bipartisan agreement appears to be in the work. charles schumer and lindsey graham says that their path including a tough love to citizenship. they tea
, and that is it for today. >>neil: have you seen this? call it a town brawl, one month after sandy hit, the victims are having it out. >> homeowners insurance cost -- offered me $150. what can i do with that? what? what? i need your attention. okay. we need to rebuild. i don't want did leave my house. it is not a house, a home. >> i have mold and he is telling me to avoid, where am i supposed to goes i have gone to fema, to the sba. >> when you go home and get to celebrate if a nice warm house, i have no electric trip, -- electric or sewage but the city comes and the inspector says it is okay to live in. a joke. a joke. you wonder why people are mad? we the middle class and we are getting nothing from fema. they go around in a circle. deny. deny. deny. deny. deny. deny. deny. it is a joke. >> now it is out of control. the fuming still over fema. >> welcome, everyone, i am neil cavuto, done but not out. today, speaking out. victims of super storm sandy still without heat. it will without water. still without homes. now, giving fema officials who planned an otherwise, well, informational townhall mee
, thousands are still without power and basic necessities after superstorm sandy. >>> and the president just landed in thailand preparing to do what no sitting president has ever done before, visiting a neighboring country. it's sunday, november 18th. good morning, everyone. i'm victor blackwell sitting in this morning for randi kaye. -- captions by vitac -- >>> we start this hour in the middle east. there's a bit of hope for a negotiated cease-fire. leaders from egypt and france are trying to mediate. for the past five days israel and hamas have fired rockets and bombed one another, israeli air strikes have taken a heavy toll on gaza and hamas. right now israel is keeping open the possibility of a ground offensive. they've got 30,000 troopons the border with another 75,000 reservists being called up. now, i want to show you something that played out live on israeli television just a short time ago. watch this. what you're called is called an iron dome. this is egypt's defensive zone system. they're tracking down two rockets. at the end, the small puffs there, that's the signal
and volunteers who have come to the aid of superstorm sandy victims. >> i'm jason mcclendon from alabama. i want to give a shout out to my wife and my two sons and family members while i'm deployed overseas and tell them happy thanksgiving and go falcons. get 36 months interest-free financing through thanksgiving weekend at sleep train, and save $400, $500, up to $600 on beautyrest and posturepedic. even get 3 years interest-free financing on serta icomfort and tempur-pedic. plus, free same day delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. when brands compete, you save. but mattress price wars ends sunday, thanksgiving weekend, at sleep train. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> the fragile cease-fire between israel and hamas could be derailed if hamas cannot keep its radical factions in check. wot him hamas may face a power vacuum make it harder to keep the peace with israel. >> hamas's ability to hold up its end of the cease-fire is depending how much control it has over its most dangerous militants. the leader of hamas's military wing last week. >> you believe i
bit of the effects from superstorm sandy, but travel looks to be clear right now. now delays that we have information on as of yet but we'll have more next half hour. >> all right. appreciate it. >>> in other news a massivefire tore through an entire city block. two firefighters were injured when a three-story building that made up the block collapsed. as many as 100 ffrs were on the scene. the building houses several businesses and apartments. no one else was injured. >>> in bangladesh, at least 17 were killed, two others injured. hundreds of the top floor were trapped by the flames. some jumped out of the windows trying to escape. search groups still haven't been able to reach all parts of the building. >>> and look at this massive fire on a yacht off the coast of miami. the coast guard said it was about to board the boat as part of the routine inspection when the fire broke out. the three passengers jumped into the water and were rescued. witnesses were shocked at how quickly that boat burned. >> by the time i got there, it started from the top of the vessel, the most or yacht and
hurricane sandy devastation in new york yesterday flying over ravaged neighborhoods in queens, comforting devastated homeowners in the streets on staten island and reassuring they will come back and he will also be back. >> i came up here right after the storm, was on the jersey side, and i had promised to everybody that i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we are going to be here until the rebuilding is complete. and i meant it. so i'm going to come back today, but i'm also going to be coming back in the future to make sure that we have followed through on that commitment. >> the recovery from sandy now has a point person. president obama named sean donovan, a new yorker, who is the secretary of the department of housing and urban development, as the go-to guy. >>> it is nine minutes past the hour. informative but not necessarily conclusive. that's how senate and house lawmakers describe realtime video and testimony about the attack on the consulate in bengha benghazi. senators say the video combines surveillance and drone footage. a source familiar with the hearing said t
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by sandy. the visitors supply the gear and volunteers. the red cross supplies the food. before you can say loaves and fishes, the holiday dinners multiple. >> arkansas baptist state convention is capable of feeding 4,000 meals out of new york. it's another 10,000 or 15,000. >> many of the volunteers are actually using vacation time from work to help out. it's really nice. speaking of work, all kinds much family businesses are still drying out, still trying to clean up after hurricane sandy. as we hear from poppy harlow, many still don't know whether they will survive or not. >> right before superstorm sandy, the streets were quiet outside liberty industrial gas and welding. >> you know, that's less than ten minutes. >> reporter: this is nightfall as the waters begin to rise. >> at this point i think it's gone. >> reporter: at industrial park in red hook, brooklyn, sandwiched between two bodies of water. liberty is right here. we really had quite a surge because of the guanas and the river essentially meeting in this area. >> reporter: devastated. >> this is very hard for you permanently? >
. >>> a heart worming story of -- warming story of giving in the wake of hurricane sandy. a lot of people are signing up to feed and house victims. >> reporter: jeannie is a full- time work mother of two but the dinner is not for her family. it's for the martinez'. a family she met a few days ago. >> if i could make an extra two dinners i am going to do that. if i can donate money i will do that. >> reporter: she met them through her friend's facebook page adopt a family hurricane sandy. most of the volunteers and victims are from the jers yes shore. >> there's a lot of volunteers and it's helping people like you and i lydia we are exactly the types of people that have been affected by this. there isn't anyone that was unscatheed so, just the smallest effort has huge returns. >> reporter: jeannie along with hundreds of others have been making meals and donations and friends like maribel. >> i am still in shock you know i know there's good people out there. and i seen it happen to other people now it's happening to us, it feels overwhelming and i am so grateful. >> reporter: she and her fa
. nor on the sentencing later in the hour. >>> folks in the northeast hit super hard by sandy are dealing with even more misery today. a nor'easter has now hammered the region with fierce winds and heavy snow. thousands of people in new york and new jersey who just got their power back on are once again without electricity in bone-chilling temperatures. debra is talking to folks in the garrison beach neighborhood of brooklyn queens. deb, tell us, a lot of folks, it must be devastating. they haven't had power since sandy, and now they're coping with yet another storm and the possibility that they're not going to have a power for quite some time. all right. i understand that we've lost deb there. we're going to get back to her as soon as we can. want to go and see if we can move on and we'll bring that to you later. people who, of course, are struggling because of sandy, they are getting a break from one wireless provider, thank goodness. they get some kind of break. verizon says it's going to waive all charges for text messages and calls between october 29, november 16th for th
superstorm sandy left behind in seaside heights, new jersey. he met with first responders who lost their homes. he also checked out the battered coastline by helicopter yesterday. president obama vows to help the area make a complete recovery. >> but the president's made it clear that we're going to do everything we can to make sure that the corps is fully funded, that fema has what it needs, and that all the programs that exist under the auspices of the federal government are not only continue to exist, but are funded, so that we can make sure that -- that -- that this area of the country is fully, fully, fully restored. >> the damage on the ground is just shocking when you look at it from the air, alina. it is just staggering. you can see just how fierce the storm was. about 600 customers still have no electricity in new jersey over the weekend. three weeks now, after the storm hit. >> i am alive. that's the message one of at least 11 men injured in that oil platform explosion in the gulf of mexico wanted to send his family. we're also getting a look at the explosion the very mom
in the aftermath of superstorm sandy. for more information on how to help hurricane victims, visit that's this week's getting down to business. the wheels of progress haven't been very active lately. but because of business people like you, things are beginning to get rolling. and regions is here to help. making it easier with the expertise and service to keep those wheels turning. from business loans to cash management, we want to be your partner moving forward. so switch to regions. and let's get going. together. >>> the pictures have been coming in nonstop really for this israel/hamas fighting. >> the social media war that's going on, simultaneously with the fighting, and gaza, i militants in gaza. we will start off with the media. we have been following the latest here at the international desk coming in from twitter feeds. this is the militant wing of hamas. this is one of the latest pictures they have put on twitter a few hours back, talking about an israeli massacre occurring in gaza today. you can see a lot of pictures coming through. lately a lot of pictures th
others in new york and new jersey. they're helping areas hit hard by superstorm sandy. >> you ready to do this thing? >> these volunteers are spending the day lending a hand on staten island. volunteers are treating storm victims to a special having day deal. give me an idea what kind of turn out is expected and how grateful i'm sure people there are. >> reporter: there's a sense of emptiness. here is a bit of hope. this is one of the thanksgiving day meals that was prepared within two groups. the liquid church group got together to help the folks in staten island. they got money and supplies. they are helping people gut their homes. they've got fans that are filled with food and wheelbarrows and brushes and rakes. they weren't even thinking about thanksgiving. i want to speak to todd millson. you came out to participate today. >> i think that thanksgiving is day of giving thanks. we can have our thanksgiving any day. these people really need us right now. my wife is here running this block party. we came out to help the people. we're thankful for the opportunity to come out here and do t
investing dashboard. >> super storm sandy is gone. an unusual thanksgiving in the northeast. the city of new york is distributing almost 27,000 holiday meals in neighborhoods reeling from sandy. tonight, anna kooiman shows us how some members are giving like never before. >> i thank god and thank the people of rockaway. everybody came together and we'll pull through this. later, guys. >> take care. >> you always love family and in the storm, everybody became a family. >> and in the wake of superstorm zahn, enough turkey and fixings, to feed a thousand folks in need. in rockaway. >> we have one corn, open, two-- >> in the previous years, fed 600. >> and there's so much need and not enough dollars to go around. the church looks different than it has for the past 18 years, the basement was flooded, and they're running the thanksgiving operation using generator power. >> when you take rockaway and ocean side and bellmore and massapequa. >> there's massive devastation on horrendous levels. >> eric snow was in the dark over a week and had flooding from eight to ten foot storm surge and teac
to return to work. they lost everything thanks to sandy and now the few things they have left are about to be bull dozed to the ground. city of new york is bull dozing homes that are too damage to standment >> we have more strture damage and call the building department to come and reevaluate the structure. >> they have to rip it apart and i can't get it on out. so, i am stuck. >> the city is struggling to find homeowners lifing with family and friends and tell them about the demolition plan. brian, call your neighbors. walmart warning workers not to walk out on giant friday. they filed a complaint of the union of illegally organized strikes. workers demonstrated last week complaining of low wamings and high health care costs. they typeset to protest through black friday. walmart said there will be plenty of atf that day. fans have spoken. >> the american music award goes to. justin bieber. >> that's right. the bieb won top awart artist of the year and pop album and male artist. ♪ and check out carrie underwood blowing out with two black cadillacs. biggest surprise came in the end of
superstorm sandy reiter e reiterating that the federal government will be there in the complete rebuilding of this region devastated by that storm. there he is with the governor of new york and also homeland security chief janet napolitano and senators chuck schumer also there as well as the new york city mayor michael bloomberg. you heard the president there also talking about poignant moment with the moore family and many people recall their two sons swept away and he talked about what's been a very emotional visit to the staten island area, but also a kind of reaffirms that resolve that the federal government will be there as best it can in the rebuilding process. our victor blackwell is there, also, in staten island outside of recovery center. so victor, give me an idea what the reception has been like for the president's second now visit, the first post-re-election there to staten island. >> reporter: well, i think the president today said what the people in the community wanted to hear. not just that he would come today and give hugs and kind words as he mentioned but the support the
's interesting, because the cbo believes that. >> we had hurricane sandy that disrupted the economy for a period. we had katrina years ago. there are things that will disrupt the economy. 9/11 was an extraordinary case. but we have a very resilient economy. we've had one for hundreds of years. and the fact that they can't get along for the month of january is not going to torpedo the economy. >> so i want to make clear, he wants to see a deal made. but he says, you have to be willing to go past december 31st. if you need to, you have to make every attempt to reach a deal. but he says, quote, don't roll over and give away the store. he sees the president in his second term being able to hold a very hard line. bottom line, you know where he stands on taxes. he wants them much higher. >> talking about taxes, how much higher? >> that's the question, getting specifics. i asked him that on capital gains taxes, money made off of investment, but also on income taxes for regular people. take a listen. >> are you saying there's no taxation level that's too high? whether it's capital gains or investments o
at lady liberty after superstorm sandy. >> we have a packed show ahead. steny hoyer, harvard economics pro-presser ken rogoff. russell simmons, former presidential candidate jon huntsman and good samaritan larry deprimo. >> gave the boots to the homeless man. we're going to get the whole back story there. it is friday, november 30th. tgif. to you and you as well. "starting point" begins right now. >>> your elected officials trading insults, playing the blame game here as the clock is winding down on the fiscal cliff. keep in mind time is a-wasting. in 32 days now tax rates soar, spending gets slashed. oh, and don't forget, congress, yeah, they get to take a break for the holidays in 14 days. a recipe for recession. the president is pitching a plan that calls for $1.6 trillion in tax heights and $50 billion in new infrastructure spending. he'll head to a manufacturing plant in pennsylvania to push all this. republicans aren't buying in. listen to house speaker john boehner's reaction. >> despite the claims that the president supports a balanced approach, the democrats have yet to get seriou
-s dippommtic mission in beeghazi, libya. president obama got an left by superstorm sandy.he visited victims on nee yyrk's staten isllnd on thursday..fter surveying the ddstruction from the sky, the president walkkd the mud-caked streets, aloog ith hii homeeand security chief, the governor of nnw york , and the mayor of new yook city.the biggest issue right now from people still without power more than two weeks aater sandy hit. occupy walllstteet protesters coold ave a revolltionary idea... to help peeple who are buried under student loan debt.a sub-grouu called "strikee ebt"... wants to anonymouslly pay off ther people's defaulted loans. lenders often try to sell t to third far, the group's website ssyssthey've raised more than 200-thousaad to buy up the efaultee loans. the group says the initial &p if one of your co-workers i maybe doesn't even show up.... we mmght have the reason why. the lasttmovie in the mega- successful francchse "twilight" premiered overniiht. vernight. thousands of fans t. pcross our area went to the late night showingss and joee d. smmth
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by hurricane sandy. the storm exposed the remains of a shipwreck on the dunes of new york's fire island on long island. the wreckage is believed to be a four-masted canadian coal schooner called "the bessy white." the ship became visible when the storm shifted the dunes more than 70 feet. how about that? >> it shows how powerful that storm really was. >> took an almost direct hit. a lot of damage there. >> ron, thanks. >>> meantime, the search this morning is still on for two oil workers missing after a disastrous explosion and fire that ripped through a gulf oil rig. 11 workers are injured. and abc's john schriffen is in new orleans with the very latest. john, what do we know? >> reporter: well, bianna, good morning. we know that the coast guard launched the chopper just a short while ago to resume the search from the air. all night, they've been out in boats just like this one, using night vision goggles and infrared technology. so far, there's been no sign of the two, missing workers. but the coast guard is using the latest technology to find them before it's too late. it's an all-out effort
to save their homes after superstorm sandy. the emotional clean-up effort that is now underway. >> storm friday morning. friday morning i said i couldn't take anymore because they turned our gas off. when they turned the gas off, that was the end for me. i told my wife i would go off a bridge if i had to. >> oh, my gord. the right perspective. bny mellon wealth management has the vision and experience to look beyond the obvious. we'll uncover opportunities, find hidden risk, and make success a reality. bny mellon wealth management who have used androgel 1%, there's big news. presenting androgel 1.62%. both are used to treat men with low testosterone. androgel 1.62% is from the makers of the number one prescribed testosterone replacement therapy. it raises your testosterone levels, and... is concentrated, so you could use less gel. and with androgel 1.62%, you can save on your monthly prescription. [ male announcer ] dosing and application sites between these products differ. women and children should avoid contact with application sites. discontinue androgel and call your doctor if you s
from superstorm sandy. we've got a little bit of snow, lake-effect snow into the eastern great lakes. some of the snowfall totals could be 6 to 12 inches. but essentially north of interstate 90 line from watertown to syracuse, back over a little bit further towards the east. however for new york city, staten island, and for atlantic city, places like boston, generally speaking, we're starting out as rain, and maybe a rain/snow mix. and then we're looking at it changing over to all rain. well, the frontal system is making its way towards the eastern seaboard, computer models probably overdoing the snowfall just a little bit. i think if anything, a half inch or an inch. but we're not looking at big, sick amounts. however quite a different story back across texas into louisiana and arkansas, with a chance for some hail. strong winds. and possibility of some tornadoes going into the afternoon. this is going to be an afternoon event, and the rest is just slight across this region. in new york, those readings will be in the 40s today. but for new york city, on tuesday, only into the 30s. a
of the victims of hurricane sandy, some who have experienced some of the worst devastation during that storm including seeing part of their community literally go up in flames. you're seeing video of that on your screen from breezy point, new york. in the end, more than a hundred homes were destroyed, and if that wasn't enough, now we're hearing many of those homeowners are being slapped with housing violations. senior correspondent eric shawn is live in breezy point with more on this story. eric? >> reporter: hi, jenna. imagine if your house was destroyed or severely damaged by hurricane sandy. you come home to the mess and find tacked to your front doors a notice threatening criminal prosecution. that's what's happened and has stunned some people here in breezy point when they get that surprise from the government. look at the damage of this house. the waves knocked this building off the foundations, it floated right next to the building next door which then hit house. and imagine this is your home. you've been dealing with all this, and then you come home and see this attached to your fro
guardia. i'm just curious, it was closed after superstorm sandy. are things fully back to normal there now? >> reporter: they are. you know, it was not normal for a few days, but they got things together fairly quickly as airports often do. it was under water, but they managed to get things cleaned up, so everything really has been running normally. we do expect things to pick up as the day goes on, but for now it's the best time to be here. >> all right. susan candiotti, enjoy the peace and quiet while you can. thank you very much. >>> now for a broader look at holiday travel. all those planes, trains, and automobiles. i'm joined by nick valencia. nick, good morning. >> good morning. >> susan is at la guardia. how does that stack up? >> it's not the busiest. it's nothing like los angeles national airport or chicago, but it's among the top five airports that see busy travel. like susan was saying, it's not that bad out there so far. i just got off the phone with an american airlines spokeswoman, and she said things are looking good. it's cold where she was in chicago. seeing a little fog a
and then hurricane sandy happened. talk about him. >> he is one of the most popular republican governors in the country but a lot of republicans nationally a little annoyed at him for embracing president obama in the wake of hurricane sandy and for not campaigning with mitt romney in that final week of the presidential campaign. a big thing to look at to see how healthy the republican party is whether they embrace chris christie's brand of center right, reformist type republicanism or whether they criticize him and say he is not conservative enough for the party. the republicans need to have a big tent to compete in future elections and chris christie is one of the rising stars. a test of how big the party's tent is will be how much they connect back with kris tie in the future. >> third on the to-do list, encourage steve king to stay in the house. he is a republican congressman from iowa and a tea party favorite. why urge him to stay in the house? >> he is a long time congressman from iowa but not -- in the senate race in the state is up in 2014 and he is thinking about running. the pro
. >>> thousands of people still suffering from the impact of sandy. they may soon be hit by another storm. this time a nor'easter. rob marciano joins us next with the details. ♪ ♪ we're lucky, it's not every day you find a companion as loyal as a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. throughout our lives. one a day women's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for women's health concerns as we age. it has more of 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day 50+. a short word that's a tall order. up your game. up the ante. and if you stumble, you get back up. up isn't easy, and we ought to know. we're in the business of up. everyday delta flies a quarter of million people while investing billions improving everything from booking to baggage claim. we're raising the bar on flying and tomorrow we will up it yet again. >>> victims of superstorm sandy are bracing for another powerful storm, a nor'easter, moving up the east coast, threatening areas still very much recovering from last week's storm. i want to go straight to rob marciano. rob marciano in staten island where
sandy. will he visit staten island, one of the hardest hit areas, and take an aerial tour. he will also meet with city officials, first responders and f fema staff. this will be the president's first time touring the region in new york. he he will be joined by new york governor andrew cuomo and mayor michael bloomberg and members of his cabinet. >>> former republican nominee, mitt romney now claiming the president won re-election by giving gifts to after r african-americans, hispanics and younger voters. this is how romney explained his loss in a phone call to some of his top donors. >> the president's campaign did was focus on certain members of his base coalition, give them extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then work very aggressively to turn them out to vote. >> those comments aren't sitting well with some republicans, notably former romney surrogate, louisiana governor bobby jindal, who says he absolutely rejects that notion saying it doesn't represent where republicans are as a party. >>> sure we just got done with an election, but warren but havette -- buffet a
touring hurricane sandy devastation in new york. flying over ravaged neighborhoods in queens, and comforting devastated homeowners, in tents and in the streets of staten island yesterday. the president also assigned a point person for the sandy recovery effort, new yorker sean donovan who is the secretary of the department of housing and urban development. >>> take a look at this dramatic new video just released by the new york and new jersey port authorities. two path train stations under water. look at that. one in jersey city, the other in hoboken. service at both stations remains suspended nearly three weeks after sandy. now nearly all the equipment for signaling and the train equipment was damaged or destroyed. actually missed a classified briefing about the incident, including most republican members of a senate committee investigating the attack. among them senator john mccain, who was one of our producers. pretty tough questions about it yesterday. senator mccain got rather testy. >> i have no comments about my schedule and how i spend my time. i will not further comm
in half by monster storm sandy. the couple will join us with how much they have to be thankful for and that is the iconic house of the storm. >> absolutely. and want to take that thanksgiving dinner home with you? make it sure it is it tsa approve would. left over dos and don'ts and so you can fly with that pumpkin pie. >> they told me i couldn't bring a banana. >> it is it a weapon? [ male announcer ] when these come together, and these come together, one thing you can depend on is that these will come together. delicious and wholesome. some combinations were just meant to be. tomato soup from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. hurry in this friday for great deals. like the droid razr by motorola in cranberry, free. or a white 7-inch samsung galaxy tab 2, just $99.99. this friday, get the best deals on the best devices on the best network. exclusively at verizon. nespresso. where i never have to compromise on anything. ♪ where just one touch creates the perfect coffee. where every cappuccino and latte is only made with fresh milk. and where the staff is exceptionally
superstorm sandy has hit over 110. more than 160,000 customers in ten states still have no electricity. signs of recovery this morning with improved train and ferry service in new jersey and new york. >>> the man behind sesame street's adored puppet elbow is taking time off after denigh he had an inappropriate relationship with a teenage boy. a 23-year-old man says he was 16 when he had a relationship with the puppeteer, kevin clash. sesame street says it found the allegations undocumented. >>> after 50 years, james bond, still setting records. the action thriller "skyfall" posted the biggest box office opening ever for the bond series grossing a massive $87.8 million in its first three days. daniel craig stars as 007 and our own wolf blitzer makes a cameo appearance playing himself. i just wanted to say bond, james bond. >> i say blitzer, wolf blitzer. i went to see it saturday night. it was really good. >> friends who have seen it said really good things about it. >> i was a brilliant wolf blitzer. i got into that character. i studied that character. spending a few years trying to study how
some leaks on that, huh? >> three hours. give it time. superstorm sandy's latest vick tell is the head of the long island power authority. lipa's michael hervey announcing his resignation effective at the end of the year. his utility has been under fire for a slow response to sandy. he's defended lipa's action calling the task herculean. >>> many new jersey homeowners are already paying the price for hurricane sandy and they're about to pay a little more even still. governor chris christie says residents of towns that require extensive rebuilding efforts can expect to see their property taxes go up. >> there's no magic money tree. but i think that most people in these towns will recognize that if they believe that the money is being spent reasonably and responsibly to rebuild their towns they'll be happy to do it. no one's ever happy with higher taxes. but the fact is, what people don't want more than anything else is waste. >> the state normally caps tax increases at 2% but provides exceptions for emergencies. >>> new developments in the strange murder investigation unfolding in beliz
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to begin rationing gas. yes, rationing gas in the wake of the superstorm sandy. and now a powerful nor'easter. we have details. and more news coming up after this. up your game. up the ante. and if you stumble, you get back up. up isn't easy, and we ought to know. we're in the business of up. everyday delta flies a quarter of million people while investing billions improving everything from booking to baggage claim. we're raising the bar on flying and tomorrow we will up it yet again. [ male announcer ] can a car be built around a state of mind? ♪ announcing the all-new 2013 malibu from chevrolet. ♪ with a remarkable new interior featuring the available chevrolet mylink infotainment system. this is where sophisticated styling begins. and where it ends? that's up to you. it's here -- the greatest malibu ever. ♪ >>> a dramatic development in the infamous wikileaks case. lisa sylvester's back. she's monitoring that and some other top stories in "the situation room" right now. what happened? >> wolf, the army private accused of leaking millions of government documents to the controve
at 410,000. the labor department blaming the recent spike in claims on superstorm sandy. last week's numbers were the first time we saw above 400,000 in more than a year. we are learning that has been resides up by 12,000. it was originally reported at 439,000 and was 451,000. that's an 8-month high for reporting. gregg: new applications for unemployment benefits fluctuated between 380,000 and 390,000. jobless claims have stayed above 300,000 and spiked in early 2009. they must fall below 375,000 to indicate the job market is strong enough to lower the unemployment rate. >> unions flexing their muscle. the seiu warns members to expect delays in l.a., and new york and chicago as they negotiate a new contract. black friday shoppers heading to walmart. they could face striking workers there. what are the unions trying to accomplish? >> reporter: they will have maximum public impact. this is the big holiday week. travel big, shopping big. so get out there and demonstrate and have an impact on the public. this is a big opportunity to do just that. let's look at walmart. friday there may
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